Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • A brief love affair turns into an overwhelming obsession in a new novel that brings the talents of a superb literary stylist to a work of suspense, with thrilling results. The beautiful younger woman who appeared so unexpectedly, so gloriously, in...


  • There isn't much crime in Stoneleigh, Massachusetts. It's a college town, a mountain getaway for the quietly rich, where the average burglar alarm is set off by wildlife. So when Edward Inman, owner of Stoneleigh Sentinel Security, gets a late-night ...


  • It's the spring of 2001, and Drew Hagel has spent the last decade watching things slip away--his first marriage, his real estate brokerage, his beloved daughter, Shannon, now a distant and mysterious high school senior. He is in danger of losing his ...


  • Newton, Maryland, 1973. The Vietnam War is winding down, the Senate Watergate hearings are heating up. And in this pristine and meticulously planned community, an innocent misunderstanding is about to set the two men who control its quiet streets on ...


  • When David Webster, a young Southern writer, injures a mysterious woman in a car accident, he is drawn into an elaborate con game involving a redneck real-estate developer, Wall Street wheeler-dealers, sex, and murder....


  • Daniel's alcoholic father Cal walked out on his family to dry out in the parched, ravaged landscape of Phoenix, Arizona. Now, 13 years later, Daniel travels to the lunar wastelands of the American desert to unravel the mystery of his father's strange...


  • A study of a father-and-son relationship, which concerns Matthew Merriweather and his father, Walter. Matthew's twin is dead and now he has to come to terms with a new existence without his complex and dangerous twin. The death also affects Walter's ...


  • Heavy on anomie, these 11 stories focus on a well-tended company town, allied to a huge American electronics firm, where tragedy and bizarre behavior keep erupting in aimless but outwardly orderly lives. In ``Brilliant House,'' a retired circuit-make...